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to the possibility of widespread anti-american demonstrations. let's turn to craig watson whose son, private parker watson, is now serving as a medic in afghanistan. thank you for your time tonight. >> thank you, keith. >> we just went through some of the reaction in afghanistan to the possibility of korans being burned in florida. are you personally concerned about the damage that's already been done and what that means for your son? >> yes, to a certain extent, yes. before we get started i would like to say go army. 173rd airborne. parker, we miss you. hope you're doing well. can i have the question again, keith? >> are you concerned about the risk perhaps that's been increased already no matter what happens or doesn't happen in florida over the weekend? >> like i said, to a certain extent, yes. the reason being, you know, my son is over in afghanistan fighting to defend this country and defend our freedoms and defend the constitution, and so this gentleman in florida that wants to burn the constitution -- i mean, burn the koran, you know, that's his choice under the first amendment. so we're kin
half a lifetime ago. private parker watson still has a babyface at 20, but he is a battle-hardened combat medic. when this war began, he was just a little boy. were you frightened? >> i was a little frightened at first, but i was reassured by my parents that i would be all right. >> reporter: as watson watched the towers collapse, an even younger boy was there running for his life. what do you remember about it? >> booms, meeting my mother down on the west side highway and getting across the bridge. >> reporter: did you want to join the army then? >> then? not really. >> reporter: at 1, lee williams joined -- at 18, lee williams joined the army. now he is proud to serve like so many his age. >> reporter: i'll bet you never thought you would be there fighting some day. >> reporter: captain hague, grandson of the secretary of state was a college student in washington on 9/11. >> all my friends were serving, so it's something i think about every day. it's very much a part of my reality. >> reporter: there is another reality for those older soldiers. they have been in two wars
of the soldiers here, 9/11 is nearly half a lifetime ago. private parker watson still has a baby face at 20. but he is a battle-hardened combat medic. when this war began, he was just a little boy. >> were you frightened? >> a little frightened at first, but i was reassured by my parents it would be all right. >> reporter: as watson watched the towers collapse, an even younger boy was there running for his life. >> what do you remember about it? >> the booms. me and my mom running down west side highway to get across the brooklyn bridge. >> did you want to join the army then? >> then? not really. >> reporter: at 18, lee williams joined the army. he is proud to serve like so many his age. >> i can't imagine you ever thought, gee, i'll be over there fighting some day. >> ever since then, i kind of wanted to. >> reporter: captain alex hague, grandson of the former general and secretary of state was a college student in washington on 9/11. >> all my friends are serving. so it's something i think about every day. and it's very much a part of my reality. >> there is another reality for those olde
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)